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    Definition:
    Park - (n.) A piece of ground inclosed, and stored with beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription, or the king's grant.
    Park - (n.) A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like.
    Park - (n.) A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, inclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York.
    Park - (n.) A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together; also, the objects themselves; as, a park of wagons; a park of artillery.
    Park - (n.) A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
    Park - (v. t.) To inclose in a park, or as in a park.
    Park - (v. t.) To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park the artillery, the wagons, etc.
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    Disimpark - (v. t.) To free from the barriers or restrictions of a park.
    Dispark - (v. t.) To throw (a park or inclosure); to treat (a private park) as a common.
    Dispark - (v. t.) To set at large; to release from inclosure.
    Disparkle - (v. t.) To scatter abroad.
    Empark - (v. t.) To make a park of; to inclose, as with a fence; to impark.
    Imparked - (imp. & p. p.) of Impark
    Imparking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Impark
    Impark - (v. t.) To inclose for a park; to sever from a common; hence, to inclose or shut up.
    Outsparkle - (v. t.) To exceed in sparkling.
    Parked - (imp. & p. p.) of Park
    Parking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Park
    Parker - (n.) The keeper of a park.
    Parkeria - (n.) A genus of large arenaceous fossil Foraminifera found in the Cretaceous rocks. The species are globular, or nearly so, and are of all sizes up to that of a tennis ball.
    Parkesine - (n.) A compound, originally made from gun cotton and castor oil, but later from different materials, and used as a substitute for vulcanized India rubber and for ivory; -- called also xylotile.
    Parkleaves - (n.) A European species of Saint John's-wort; the tutsan. See Tutsan.
    Spark - (n.) A small particle of fire or ignited substance which is emitted by a body in combustion.
    Spark - (n.) A small, shining body, or transient light; a sparkle.
    Spark - (n.) That which, like a spark, may be kindled into a flame, or into action; a feeble germ; an elementary principle.
    Spark - (n.) A brisk, showy, gay man.
    Spark - (n.) A lover; a gallant; a beau.
    Spark - (v. i.) To sparkle.
    Spark - (v. i.) To play the spark, beau, or lover.
    Sparker - (n.) A spark arrester.
    Sparkful - (a.) Lively; brisk; gay.
    Sparkish - (a.) Like a spark; airy; gay.
    Sparkish - (a.) Showy; well-dresed; fine.
    Sparkle - (n.) A little spark; a scintillation.
    Sparkle - (n.) Brilliancy; luster; as, the sparkle of a diamond.
    Sparkled - (imp. & p. p.) of Sparkle
    Sparkling - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sparkle
    Sparkle - (n.) To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
    Sparkle - (n.) To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
    Sparkle - (n.) To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine.
    Sparkle - (v. t.) To emit in the form or likeness of sparks.
    Sparkle - (v. t.) To disperse.
    Sparkle - (v. t.) To scatter on or over.
    Sparkler - (n.) One who scatters; esp., one who scatters money; an improvident person.
    Sparkler - (n.) One who, or that which, sparkles.
    Sparkler - (n.) A tiger beetle.
    Sparklet - (n.) A small spark.
    Sparkliness - (n.) Vivacity.
    Sparkling - (a.) Emitting sparks; glittering; flashing; brilliant; lively; as, sparkling wine; sparkling eyes.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Park - n. 1 large public garden in a town, for recreation. 2 land attached to a country house etc. 3 a large area of uncultivated land for public recreational use. B large enclosed area where wild animals are kept in captivity (wildlife park). 4 area for parking vehicles etc. (car park). 5 area for a specified purpose (business park). 6 a us sports ground. B (usu. Prec. By the) football pitch. v. 1 (also absol.) Leave (a vehicle) temporarily. 2 colloq. Deposit and leave, usu. Temporarily. park oneself colloq. Sit down. [french from germanic]
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    Ballpark - n. Us 1 baseball ground. 2 colloq. Sphere of activity, etc. 3 (attrib.) Colloq. Approximate. in the right ballpark colloq. Approximately correct.
    Business park - n. Area designed for commerce and light industry.
    Car park - n. Area for parking cars.
    Double-park - v. (also absol.) Park (a vehicle) alongside one already parked at the roadside.
    National park - n. Area of natural beauty protected by the state for the use of the public.
    Nosy parker - n. Colloq. Busybody.
    Parka - n. 1 long usu. Green anorak with fur round the hood. 2 hooded skin jacket worn by eskimos. [aleutian]
    Parkin - n. Cake of ginger, oatmeal, treacle, etc. [origin uncertain]
    Parking-lot - n. Us outdoor car park.
    Parking-meter - n. Coin-operated meter allocating a length of time for which a vehicle may be parked in a street.
    Parking-ticket - n. Notice of a penalty imposed for parking illegally.
    Parkinson's disease - n. (also parkinsonism) progressive disease of the nervous system with tremor, muscular rigidity, and emaciation. [parkinson, name of a surgeon]
    Parkinson's law - n. Notion that work expands to fill the time available for it. [parkinson, name of a writer]
    Parkland - n. Open grassland with trees etc.
    Parky - adj. (-ier, -iest) colloq. Or dial. Chilly. [origin unknown]
    Safari park - n. Park where wild animals are kept in the open for viewing from vehicles.
    Science park - n. Area containing science-based industries.
    Spark - n. 1 fiery particle thrown from a fire, alight in ashes, or produced by a flint, match, etc. 2 (often foll. By of) small amount (spark of interest). 3 a flash of light between electric conductors etc. B this serving to ignite the explosive mixture in an internal-combustion engine. 4 a flash of wit etc. B (also bright spark) witty or lively person. v. 1 emit a spark or sparks. 2 (often foll. By off) stir into activity; initiate. sparky adj. [old english]
    Sparkle - v. (-ling) 1 a emit or seem to emit sparks; glitter, glisten. B be witty; scintillate. 2 (of wine etc.) Effervesce. n. 1 glitter. 2 lively quality (the song lacks sparkle). sparkly adj.
    Sparkler - n. 1 hand-held sparkling firework. 2 colloq. Diamond.
    Spark-plug - n. (also sparking-plug) device for making a spark in an internal-combustion engine.
    Theme park - n. Amusement park organized round a unifying idea.

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